Tour Program

Day
1
Arrival in Tashkent.
Itinerary
Meeting at Tashkent airport according to tourist's flight arrival time. Transfer to a hotel and check-in after 14:00 PM. Leisure time. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
- - -
Accommodation
Hotel

Day
2
Tashkent (sightseeing). Tashkent - Samarkand (330 km, 4-5 hrs)
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out at 09:00 AM and a group gathering in the hotel lobby. Sightseeing program in Tashkent at 09:30 AM: Khast-Imam Square, Barak-Khan Madrasah, Kafal-al-Shashi Mausoleum, Kukeldash Madrasah; the oldest bazaar of Tashkent Chorsu.
After lunch continuation of sightseeing program in Tashkent: Independence square, Amir Temur square. Departure for Samarkand at 15:00 PM. Check-in at a hotel upon arrival in Samarkand. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accommodation
Hotel
Day
3
Samarkand (sightseeing).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing program in Samarkand at 10:00 AM: the most impressive square in the entire Central Asia - the Registan Square (Ulugbek Madrasah, Sher-Dor Madrasah, Tilya-Kori Madrasah), Gur-e Amir mausoleum - necropolis of the Timurids. After lunch continuation of sightseeing program in Samarkand: Bibi-Khanym mosque, architectural ensemble Shah-i-Zinda, Ulugbek observatory. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accommodation
Hotel
Day
4
Samarkand - Bukhara (300 km, 4-5 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out at 08:00 AM and a group gathering in the hotel lobby.
Transfer to Bukhara. Check-in at a hotel upon arrival in Bukhara.
After lunch sightseeing program in Bukhara: Lyab-i Hauz Architectural Ensemble, Kukeldash Madrasah, Nadir Divan-Begi Madrasah, domed shopping arcade. Visiting a showroom of Bukhara golden-embroidered factory and Karakul dressing (astrakhan fur) workshop. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accommodation
Hotel
Day
5
Bukhara (sightseeing).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Continuation of sightseeing program in Bukhara: Mausoleum of Samanids, Chashma Ayub Mausoleum, Bolo-Khauz Complex, Ark Citadel, Po-i-Kalyan Complex, Abdulaziz-Khan Madrasah, Ulugbek Madrasah. After lunch out-of-town guided sightseeing tour (4 km from Bukhara): Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa Palace, memorial complex of the Islamic saint Baha-ud-Din Naqshband. Return to Bukhara. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accommodation
Hotel
Day
6
Bukhara - Khiva (440 km, 8-9 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. At 08:00 AM start of ride across the famous Kyzyl-Kum desert and along the Amudarya River. Lunch en route. Arrival in Khiva. Leisure time. Visiting the souvenir shops and workshops. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B L -
Accommodation
Hotel
Day
7
Khiva (sightseeing). Khiva - Urgench - Tashkent (Domestic flight).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. A group gathering in the hotel lobby at 09:00 AM. Sightseeing program in Khiva (Ichan-Kala, historical inner city): Pakhlavan Mahmoud Complex, Kunya-Ark Fortress, Islam Hajji Madrasah & Minaret, Tash Khauli Palace, Alakuli Khan Madrasah, Juma Mosque, Muhammadaminkhan Minaret & Madrasah. Transfer to Urgench International airport. Evening flight Urgench - Tashkent. Meeting at Tashkent airport. Transfer to a hotel and check-in.
Meals
B - -
Accommodation
Hotel
Day
8
Tashkent - Bishkek
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport and flight to Bishkek.
Arrival in Bishkek. Meeting at airport. Transfer and accommodation in the hotel after 14:00. Leisure time. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accommodation
Hotel
Day
Bishkek - Issyk-Kul Lake (250 km, 5-6 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. At 9:00 AM a group gathering in the hotel lobby. Sightseeing program in Bishkek at 10:00 AM: the central Ala-Too Square, Historical Museum, flagstaff (and changing of the guard), statue of Lenin and Freedom Monument, Philharmonic Hall, monument to Manas. Transfer to Cholpon-Ata along the northern shore of Lake Issyk Kul (250 km), the second largest alpine lake in the world after Lake Titicaca in South America. Check-in and overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accommodation
Hotel
Day
10
Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol - Jety-Oguz Gorge - Issyk-Kul Lake (350 km, 7-8 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Round trip to the city of Karakol (Eastern shore of Lake Issyk Kul). Guided sightseeing tour around Karakol: Przhevalski museum, a wooden Orthodox Russian church and impressive wooden Dungan mosque, built without metal nails by the Dungan people. After lunch transfer to the Jety-Oguz Gorge (25 km) with its famous red rocks, The Broken Heart and The Seven Bulls. Drive back to Cholpon-Ata. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accommodation
Hotel
Day
11
Karakol - Lake Son-Kul (390 km, 7-8 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer along the southern shore of Issyk-Kul Lake to one of the most beautiful mountain lake Son Kul (3016 m). Son Kul Lake is known for its traditional summer pastures (Jailoo) and alpine meadows. Here, tourists can get acquainted with the nomadic lifestyle of the native peoples of Kyrgyzstan. Accommodation in a yurt camp. Dinner. Overnight in yurts.
Meals
B - D
Accommodation
Yurts
Day
12
Lake Son-Kul - Village Kazarman (180 km, 5-6 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Kazarman village via Kurtka and Kara Koo highways (2625 m). lunch en route. Upon arrival in Kazarman accommodation in local houses. Dinner. Overnight at local house.
Meals
B L D
Accommodation
Local House
Day
13
Transfer from village Kazarman to Osh (260 km, 6-7 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at local house. Transfer to Osh – southern capital of Kyrgyzstan via Sarykyr highway (3080 м). Further drive to Uzgen, sightseeng around Uzgen: Visit Uzgen minaret (XII c) and mausoleum of Karakhanids (X-XII вв). Continue driving to Osh. Arrival and check in. Overnight at hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accommodation
Hotel
Day
14
Osh (excursions). Transfer Osh - Yurt Camp of Lenin Peak (290 km, 5-6 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. At 09:00 AM a group gathering in the lobby. Guided sightseeing tour around Osh: Suleyman Mountain and Museum, local bazaar. Futher transfer to Mountain Yurt Camp (Yurt Camp) on Edelweiss Meadow at Lenin Peak foot (3,600 m). Lunch en route (lunch-boxes). Arrival at Yurt Camp and accommodation in tents. Hike up to Lukovaya (Leek) Meadow (3800 m). Dinner at the Yurt Camp. Overnight in tents.
Meals
B L D
Accommodation
Tents
Day
15
Yurt Camp and its surroundings.
Itinerary
Breakfast at the Yurt Camp. A walking trip to lakes across Achik-Tash River Valley. Walking to the yurts of the locals, acquaintance with the life and traditions of Kyrgyz nomads. Lunch and tasting of koumiss. Master class in plov cooking in the evening. Dinner. Overnight in tents.
Meals
B L D
Accommodation
Tents
Day
16
Yurt Camp of Lenin Peak - Osh.
Itinerary
Breakfast at the camp. Transfer to Osh and check-in at hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accommodation
Hotel
Day
17
Osh. Departure.
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out until 12:00 AM. Depending on departure time: walking in the city centre, visiting bazaars, leisure time. Departure.
Meals
B - -
Accommodation
- - -